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Date Squares

Date Squares recipe. Combination of stoned dates sandwiched between layers of buttery chewy oatmeal crust.

Ingredients for Date Squares:
  • 8 oz. (250g.) stoned dated (chopped)
  • 2 oz. (60g.) castor sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 oz (125g.) flour + 1/2 tsp. baking powder - (sifted together)
  • 4 oz. (125g.) margarine
  • 2 oz. (60g.) brown sugar
  • 4 oz. (125g.) rolled oats
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  1. Put dates, sugar and water in a saucepan and bring to boil. Simmer over low heat till soft and paste-like.
  2. Put flour in a mixing bowl. Rub margarine into it and add brown sugar. Mix well till crumbly.
  3. In a lightly greased baking tray, spread flour mixture evenly. Press half the amount of oats into it lightly. See Customer Reviews and Compare Bakeware sets.
  4. Spread stewed dated evenly on it, then cover with remaining half of oats mixture. Press down firmly. Glaze top with beaten eggs.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F for 40 mins. or till golden brown.
  6. Remove from oven. Cool, cut into squares and serve.

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